Staff Profile
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Biography

B.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro (Biology, 1969)/ Ph.D., Georgetown University (Ecology, 1993) Research interest in insect ecology, animal-plant interactions, mangrove ecology

Publications

  • Coldren, Glenn A., Langley, J. Adam, Feller, Ilka C. and Chapman, Samantha K. (2019). Warming accelerates mangrove expansion and surface elevation gain in a subtropical wetland. Journal of Ecology, 107 (1) , 79-90. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13049
  • Hayes, Matthew A., Shor, Audrey C., Jesse, Amber, Miller, Christopher, Kennedy, John Paul and Feller, Ilka. (2019). The role of glycine betaine in range expansions; protecting mangroves against extreme freeze events . Journal of Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13243
  • Simpson, L. T., Osborne, T. Z. and Feller, Ilka C. (2019). Wetland Soil CO2 Efflux Along a Latitudinal Gradient of Spatial and Temporal Complexity . Estuaries and Coasts, 42 (1) , 45-54. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-018-0442-3
  • Simpson, L. T., Stein, C. M., Osborne, T. Z. and Feller, Ilka C. (2019). Mangroves dramatically increase carbon storage after 3 years of encroachment. Hydrobiologia, 834 (1) , 13-26. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-019-3905-z
  • Devaney, John L., Lehmann, Michael, Feller, Ilka C. and Parker, John D. (2017). Mangrove microclimates alter seedling dynamics at the range edge. Ecology, 98 (10) , 2513-2520. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.1979
  • Doughty, Cheryl L., Cavanaugh, Kyle C., Hall, Carlton R., Feller, Ilka C. and Chapman, Samantha K. (2017). Impacts of mangrove encroachment and mosquito impoundment management on coastal protection services. Hydrobiologia, 803 (1) , 105-120. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3225-0
  • Feller, Ilka C., Ball, Marilyn C., Ellis, Joanne I., Lovelock, Catherine E. and Reef, Ruth. (2017). Interactive effects of climate and nutrient enrichment on patterns of herbivory by different feeding guilds in mangrove forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26 (11) , 1326-1338. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12644
  • Feller, Ilka C., Friess, Daniel A., Krauss, Ken W. and Lewis, Roy R. (2017). The state of the world’s mangroves in the 21st century under climate change. Hydrobiologia, 803 (1) , 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3331-z
  • Gedan, Keryn B., Altieri, Andrew H., Feller, Ilka C., Burrell, Rebecca and Breitburg, Denise L. (2017). Community composition in mangrove ponds with pulsed hypoxic and acidified conditions. Ecosphere, 8 (12) https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2053
  • Griffen, Blaine D., Riley, Megan E., Cannizzo, Zachary J. and Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Indirect effects of ecosystem engineering combine with consumer behavior to determine the spatial distribution of herbivory. Journal of Animal Ecology, 86 (6) , 1425-1433. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12730
  • Hamilton, John F., Osman, Richard W. and Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Modeling local effects on propagule movement and the potential expansion of mangroves and associated fauna: testing in a sub-tropical lagoon. Hydrobiologia, 803 (1) , 173-187. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3231-2
  • Kelleway, Jeffrey J., Cavanaugh, Kyle, Rogers, Kerrylee, Feller, Ilka C., Ens, Emilie, Doughty, Cheryl and Saintilan, Neil. (2017). Review of the ecosystem service implications of mangrove encroachment into salt marshes. Global Change Biology, 23 (10) , 3967-3983. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13727
  • Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Reef, Ruth, Hickey, Sharyn and Ball, Marilyn C. (2017). Mangrove dieback during fluctuating sea levels. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01927-6
  • Simpson, L. T., Osborne, T. Z. and Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Establishment and Biomass Allocation of Black and Red Mangroves: Response to Propagule Flotation Duration and Seedling Light Availability. Journal of Coastal Research, 33 (5) , 1126-1134. https://doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-16-00108.1
  • Simpson, L. T., Osborne, T. Z., Duckett, Lisa J. and Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Carbon Storages along a Climate Induced Coastal Wetland Gradient. Wetlands, , 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-017-0937-x

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